Friday afternoon update on relocation of part of the Jungle camp in Calais

It snowed last night in Calais. For many refugees this is the first time they’ll have ever seen snow, but it was too cold to appreciate the magic. Relocations continue today and we are over the moon to have now moved everyone from the family field/Kurdish area and to see them settling into their new space. We’re still on target to complete all relocations this weekend.

Below are some photos from the last 24 hours in camp.

Friday 15th Calais Camp Update (5)

Friday 15th Calais Camp Update (1)

Friday 15th Calais Camp Update (2)

Friday 15th Calais Camp Update (3)

Friday 15th Calais Camp Update (4)


We would not be able to do our work without your support and kindness. Many of the refugees we help are fleeing the conflict zones of Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. Others are trying to escape political oppression in countries like Eritrea. All are human beings like us. As well as providing immediate physical assistance, we want to help refugees maintain their dignity.

Please click through if you would like to find out more about our work in Calais, Dunkirk, Lesvos, Samos, Idomeni and other locations. If you would like to know how you can help refugees, please check out our Get Involved section where you can find out how to fundraise for us and how to make a donation. Thank you!

Stay up to date with the latest news from the refugee crisis

Join now and we'll send you emails the latest news from the refugee crisis, and information on how you can help. You can read our privacy policy here: https://helprefugees.org/news/privacy-policy/

Thank you for subscribing!